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refugees

Refugee policy: We must act now

: Both the Labor Party and the government use children and young people to show the world how strict asylum and refugee policy we can pursue. Strictly, yes – but how in the world can it be called fair?

The dream of Europe

: Born in Syria. Directed / photo: Hernán Zin

: The documentary Born in Syria lets us get to know seven Syrian children and their different paths to and through Europe.

A pattern refugee

Emil Langballe: The Wait.

: Rokhsar Sediqi is 14 years old, lives with his family in Denmark and has been waiting for a residence permit for four years. But what could have been an important and humane account of her fate is jarring.

"Stay away, otherwise we treat you like animals"

Eva Orner: Chasing Asylum.

: Chasing Asylum provides a timely critical look at Australia's cruel refugee policy.

The fate of the Jesuits

Zahavi Sanjavi Yezidi Girls (Netherlands): The Return (Sweden).

: Several thousand Yezidis are still in captivity with ISIS, while others have fled and are struggling with trauma. Three new documentaries shed light on the situation from the perspective of the victims, the relatives and the helpers.

Xenophobic asylum doctor at Trandum

: "Build a border fence with Sweden – do not wait until the invasion is underway!" The doctor who assesses whether people in Trandum are healthy enough to leave the country, is at the same time an active debater on anti-immigrant websites.

Inadequate health care

: A large number of suicide attempts, frequent use of isolation and lack of psychiatric follow-up: The health services at Trandum meet both concern and criticism.

"You're not gay" 

: It is so absurd to sit in a courtroom where someone is set to "prove" their homosexual orientation – and in very many cases are not believed.

Socialism and Freedom – Part II

: We bring here the second part of Jens Bjørneboe's article series "Socialism and freedom".